Syringa reticulata 'Ivory Silk'

Syringa reticulata 'Ivory Silk'

Japanese Tree Lilac

Regular price $150.00 CAD
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If you want  to attract bees,butterflies and hummingbirds to your yard, you will want to plant 'Ivory Silk'. This choice form of the Japanese Tree Lilac begins to bloom at a younger age than other cultivars, and is a more compact plant overall. Huge panicles of tiny creamy-white flowers are magnets for pollinators in early summer. Persistent seed heads gradually shift from green to brown, and last into the winter months.



Hardiness Zone:  Zone 3 to Zone 7
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Height: 6.0 m to 7.5 m
Spread: 4.5 to 6.0 m
Soil Requirements: Average moist, well drained soils, adaptable to pH
Bloom Time Early summer
Planting Time: Mid spring to early summer, early fall
Use: Specimen tree, street tree
Flower Colour & Shape: Huge panicles (to 30 cm)of many fragrant creamy-white tubular, nectar producing flowers. Persistent seed capsules turn brown, lasting into winter
Foliage: Dark green lanceolate to ovate leaves have no appreciable fall colour
Benefits: Pest and disease resistant, attractive flowers, deer resistant, attracts bees,butterflies and hummingbirds

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